(l-r)Shannon Mudd, Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics, Jay Carlis '99, Vice President-Retail Division, Community Energy, Ben Powell '93, Managing Partner, Agora Partnreships participate in Social Entrepreneurship as an Agent of Social Change Alumni Panel as part of Fords and the Entrepreneurial Spirit

Economics comprises a variety of theoretical approaches to understanding human behavior, social interactions, and economic performance, and a set of powerful statistical tools that can be used to test competing theories empirically.

The economics curriculum at Haverford offers introductory and upper level courses both in theory and empirical methods, as well as numerous electives on a broad range of economic topics.


Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

Sunday, May 3rd, 2015

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015


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    Marc’s thesis will take an in-depth look at economic growth in resource-rich regions of the United States. Through his research, Marc explores why resource–rich regions often experience lower levels of economic prosperity, a term coined the “resource curse.”